A powerful, firm wine, very solid and rich. With red plum and blackberry fruits, dense tannins and a touch of wood aging, the wine shows considerable potential. It is already balanced but will benefit from at least six years' aging.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.